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FCNL in the News GOP Senator Stalls Trump Nominee Over Saudi Handling Of U.S. Aid For Starving Yemenis 

“[It’s] past time for a nomination to be put on hold until the State Department answers some basic questions about what tortured legal rationale the US is using to aid and abet the Saudi-led slaughter in Yemen that has plunged millions to the brink of starvation,” Kate Gould of the Friends Committee on National Legislation told HuffPost in an email.

Press Release Trump's Refusal to Certify Iran Deal Sets Path for War 

FCNL condemns the Trump administration’s decertification on the Iran deal and the Cotton-Corker legislation that risks sabotaging this historic agreement. The Quaker lobby, which has been a leading voice advocating for diplomacy with Iran in Washington, calls on Congress to reject Trump’s dangerous bid to extort our negotiating partners to submit to ultimatums on the deal which risk its collapse and putting the United States on a path towards full-fledged war with Iran.

FCNL in the News Joint statement: Grassroots groups respond to Trump’s decision to decertify the Iran nuclear deal 

Joint statement by Beyond the Bomb, CREDO, Friends Committee on National Legislation, Indivisible, J Street, MoveOn.org Civic Action, NIAC Action, Peace Action, VoteVets, Win Without War, and Women’s Action for New Directions on Donald Trump’s decision to decertify the Iran nuclear agreement.

Action Alert Breaking: Trump Opens Door for Congress to Sabotage Iran deal  

Today, President Trump set us on a path toward war with Iran. By refusing to certify the Iran deal, he walked away from the diplomatic option with Iran.

FCNL in the News Trump Is Trying to Hoodwink Us into War with Iran 

We’ve seen this movie before, complete with trumped-up charges of WMD. Americans must speak out now to head off another disastrous military adventure.

Legislative Ask Oppose Corker-Cotton bill to undermine Iran deal  

President Trump's disastrous decision to withhold certification to Congress on the Iran deal puts our country on a collision course that risks war with Iran. Congress should stabilize the deal, not undermine it with the Corker-Cotton legislation and other efforts that will pave the path for war. Congress must save the Iran deal and stand up for diplomacy.

Legislative Ask Withdraw Unauthorized US Military Involvement in Yemen 

Please Cosponsor H.Con. Res. 81, the Khanna-Massie Legislation on Yemen.

Action Alert Iran Nuclear Deal in Danger 

President Trump's escalating threats against diplomacy with Iran and against North Korea are propelling the U.S. toward military confrontations that are reckless, dangerous to U.S. security, and could result in the deaths of hundreds of thousands of people.

FCNL in the News Tea Party-Aligned Group Helping Push Congress To Debate U.S. Role In Yemen War 

And GOP leaders in the House who seek to defer to the Trump administration and avoid upsetting Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other American partners invested in the war may attempt to prevent the vote from taking place altogether through arcane legislative maneuvers, said Kate Gould of the Friends Committee for National Legislation.

Action Alert Update: House Leadership May Block Vote on Saudi-Led War in Yemen but Your Rep Can Help 

UPDATE (10/9/17): We're hearing House leadership is trying to block this essential vote on the US-backed war in Yemen. Please call your Rep now (1-855-68 NO WAR) to urge him/her to cosponsor H. Con. Res. 81 and pressure the House to allow a vote on unauthorized US military involvement in the Saudi-led war in Yemen. A bipartisan group—Reps. Khanna (CA), Massie (KY), Pocan (WI) and Jones (NC)—has introduced legislation (H. Con. Res. 81) to withdraw all U.S. military support from the Saudi-led war in Yemen.

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